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Creator:
James Ward, 1769–1859, British
Title:
The Clean Face Rewarded
Date:
1801
Medium:
Mezzotint, printed in color on moderately thick, moderately textured, cream, wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 22 3/4 × 27 3/4 inches (57.8 × 70.5 cm), Plate: 19 × 23 3/4 inches (48.3 × 60.3 cm), and Image: 18 × 23 5/8 inches (45.7 × 60 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, verso, lower left; "S.N. 3354. | [...]"

Paul Mellon Collector's mark

Lettered, lower left; "THE CLEAN FACE REWARDED"; lettered, lower right: "L'ENFANT RECOMPENSE"; lettered, lower center: "Painted & Engraved by Ja Ward Painter & Engraver to H.R.H. the Prince of Wales | Pub/d April 2, 1801 by MESSsr. WARDS & Co. No.6 Newman Street London."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.14459
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:40113
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